Missouri Man Accused of Forcing 8-Year-Old Girl to Take Meth So He Could Rape Her
Police arrested a Missouri man accusing him of forcing an eight-year-old girl to consume meth so he could repeatedly rape her in a motel room over the New Year’s holiday, according to a report.
Brett J. Pendleton, 48, a resident of Union, Missouri, was arrested this week and charged with a variety of sexual crimes against a child, according to NBC News.
Police say Pendleton’s victim told them that the suspect forced her to smoke marijuana and tobacco and made her eat methamphetamine in an American Inn hotel room on New Year’s Day. He also forced her to commit several sex acts during her time confined in the room.
Washington, Missouri, police also reported that Pendleton admitted to the accusations and told them he rolled meth into a square of toilet paper and forced the girl to swallow it.
Pendleton was charged with statutory sodomy and deviate sexual intercourse with a person under 12 years of age as well as one count of endangering the welfare of a child.
According to sources online, Pendleton has past drug convictions.
He is being held in lieu of a$250,000 cash bond.
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